"We are thrilled and excited about the opportunity that the community has made available to us, and excited about moving forward with our project," said John Mehrkens, vice president of development for Presbyterian Homes, after the meeting.
agreed to submit a modified tower design for later council review, and remove it altogether if the next design isn't acceptable to the council.
Out of the more than 100 people who spoke at the meeting, only about a dozen spoke against the project.
said the number of people who spoke was an incredible exhibit of community involvement.
"That is a sign of a very, very special place and a place that we want to be," Mehrkens